Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Outdoor Living Hour: Talking Trees
John Eisenhower of Integrity SavATree joins us this Saturday we'll be talking proper pruning deciduous trees, how fall fertilization helps spring growth, mortality spiral and a new trivia game for trees! Tree of the Month: #MexicanBluePalm Tip of the Month: #FrostPreparedness
On the House Hour: Schedule Annual Home Maintenance Service Appointments Now
As the end of the year approaches, take out next year's calendar, and schedule your annual home maintenance service appointments. Doing it before the new year or at the latest, the beginning of the new year will prevent you from scrambling to get on the service provider's schedule when everyone else is trying to. As you schedule the appointments, create a seasonal home maintenance checklist...
Homeowner Topic: Open Home!
Weekly To-Do: #HolidaySafety | Proper Christmas tree care, holiday lights, ladders and keeping your dryer vents lint free.
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John Eisenhower discusses the Tree Of The Month: The Mexican Blue Fan Palm and why you should consider it for your landscape.
What are 'Leaf Peepers'?
Why some tree are still holding their leaves as winter approaches and some changing color late in the year.
Romey goes thru the new 'Tree-via Game' with John.
John explains how a blanket of snow is a good thing for trees. Keeping the roots active for a spring growth push.
More on the timing of a early snow to keep the ground moderate.
John explains the 'mortality spiral'. Can you recover a tree in a mortality spiral? How to deal with trees on a property line.
Why large tree removals are not a DIY project. Explains a tree break called a 'Barber Chair Split'
Proper pruning of deciduous trees in the winter. Paying more careful attention to pruning fruit tree branches to avoid cutting fruit bearing wood. Especiall when cutting back to picking height.
Plant health care: Winter watering wisdom.
Rosie has some of the holiday events around Arizona.
Discussion with REEis about air scrubbers. Explaining how they work to clean the air and surfaces in your home. Installation and maintenance also discussed.
Before you start a remodeling project, its important to know about permits and plans to make it less complicated. Loren Green of Greens Home Design details some thing you should know. Plus which project needs more attention: Interior or Exterior home remodeling or construction.
Solar energy for your home has advantages. Federal Solar Tax Credit and other incentives can help reducing the cost of installation. Plus years of lower energy bills. Sun Valley Solar Solutions discusses how solar works and other details to explore going solar.
Harold Perkins of Galaxy Lending Group discusses The Adverse Market Fee added to refinance loans (started December 1st, 2020). How he found out about it, why it was quietly introduced, the percentage added to the loan and what the fee is actually used for.
CALLER: Has a home with two tub/shower bathrooms. If one is converted to walk in shower, does it decrease the value of the home?
CALLER: 1972 condo with galley kitchen possible remodel. How do you figure out the difference between a left hand and right hand door?
CALLER: Water heater installed 3 years ago making a popping sound. Told it was drained once and plan to drain it again. Any other ideas why its making that sound?
Becky with Arizona Chimney & Air Ducts talks about the importance of maintaining your dryer by cleaning out the lint in the trap, duct and dryer vent. Lint buildup reduces your dryer efficiency and cause a fire.
Weekly To Do on Holiday Safety. Christmas Tree care from watering to keeping the tree from drying out. Artificial Tree tip. Ladder safety for hanging lights. Electrical cords do's and dont's.
Mari Griffin of Belgard talks about how she got into her career and why more women should consider choosing a great career in construction.